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Pastor. Professor. Paddler. Poet.

That’s Dave Ellingson. He’s a former professor at Trinity Lutheran College, the author of several books, and a popular speaker at churches, colleges and other venues.

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Freshman Advice for the Modern Student

Twenty years ago, the advice for new college students would have been very different. The first step would have been to take your time, dipping your toes in each class before settling on a major. Now the burden of student loans has become much greater, and the line of advice has shifted.

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Become a Scholarship Stakeholder - Pave a Bright Future for Young Christian Students

We are reaching out for those who are Called to support our next generation of scholars. Any gift, no matter the size, will help build a promising tomorrow for promising students and all the lives they touch. Become a stakeholder in a student’s education by supporting our Christian scholarship program.

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Where to Donate: Find Your Calling

When we try to examine the world at large, our sight tends to narrow on the negative: faraway, war-torn countries filled with hungry children, the environment in peril, and America fallen into decay. Believe it or not, our tendency to focus on the bad is a mixed blessing. It means we want to help the world get better. If each individual finds the courage to help in their own way, the results will be spectacular.

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Your FAFSA Application and SAR

The number one reason students leave college early is lack of funds. Plan ahead and take advantage of government programs designed to keep you afloat through college without overwhelming your bank account afterward.

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How to Pay for College in the Pacific Northwest

Whether you want to save money for college in 18 years or get together last-minute funds for college next year, there are several things you can do right now to smooth your path to higher education.

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The Most Promising Washington State Scholarships for 2019

It’s that time of year and students are eagerly snatching scholarship opportunities. Some scholarships pick one student out of millions, others reward students for having a certain last name. It can be daunting to wade through all the scholarship opportunities in Washington just looking for a match, but this quick list will set you in the right direction.

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How to Make Your Scholarship Application Stand Out Among the Rest

Every year, we read thousands of applications. While we try to devote as much thought to each, it’s not always easy. Below is the advice we give to all scholarship applicants to leave a strong impression on the reader.

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Exploring the Christian Universities of the Pacific Northwest

Christian University means something different to every person. For some, it is a place for seeking knowledge with guidance and support in a Christian light. For others, it is a Christ-centered environment with like-minded individuals seeking to be molded into servants of God’s will.

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Granting Scholarships in the Spirit of Trinity Lutheran College

Trinity Education Foundation will support individuals and organizations engaged in educational programs that support Christian values that make known the Gospel’s call for peace, justice, and healing throughout the world.

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